“Thus says the Lord GOD: ‘This is Jerusalem; I have set her in the midst of the nations and the countries all around her’” (Ezekiel 5:5). For several millennia Jerusalem has been the very focal point of the world in many ways: as a nation, as the homeland of the Jews, as the center of … Continue reading O Jerusalem
"'Do not be afraid, for behold, I bring you good tidings of great joy which will be to all people. For there is born to you this day in the city of David a Savior, who is Christ (Messiah) the Lord'" (Luke 2:10b, 11) What has become of Christmas? Just take a look at the … Continue reading Christmas – – Making A Mess of Christ?
"He first found his own brother Simon, and said to him, 'We have found the Messiah' (which is translated, the Christ). And he brought him to Jesus..." (John 1:41, 42a) Not too long ago I saw a bumper-sticker that read "We want the Messiah now!" By using the definite article ("the"), reference is made to … Continue reading Jesus, The Messiah